Lieutenant Jules Mathieu. Summer 1942. A high-ranking officer in the Rexist Militia, he began his service in the Walloon Legion as a platoon leader in the 1st Company, among whose ordinary soldiers stood Léon Degrelle. He finished the war as an SS major and commander of the 69th Regiment in the paper-strength divisional organization. (Photo J. Mathieu/Coll. E. De Bruyne).

From A European anabasis: western European volunteers in the German army and SS, 1940-1945 by Kenneth W. Estes

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  • European: 1800-present
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  • Lieutenant Jules Mathieu. Summer 1942. A high-ranking officer in the Rexist Militia, he began his service in the Walloon Legion as a platoon leader in the 1st Company, among whose ordinary soldiers stood Léon Degrelle. He finished the war as an SS major and commander of the 69th Regiment in the paper-strength divisional organization. (Photo J. Mathieu/Coll. E. De Bruyne).